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Andy Murray to make comeback at Queen's Andy Murray to make comeback at Queen's
- June 17, 2018

The Australian is number 24 in the world and is supremely talented, if volatile. The tournament at the Queen's Club in London will be Murray's first competitive event in nearly a year. He had hoped to return at this week's Libema Open in the Netherlands but subsequently pulled out . " Andy Murray has confirmed that he will play in the Fever-Tree Championships", the tournament said on its official Twitter account. (more...)
Line technology helps France beat Australia 2-1 at World Cup Line technology helps France beat Australia 2-1 at World Cup
- June 17, 2018

Moments later, the referee was given the opportunity to consult the VAR service, and chose to award a penalty. "When I received the knock I believed there was a penalty", Griezmann said. The French did not impress in the final third of the field and their defence often looked shaky. Antoine Griezmann went down after a tackle in the penalty box in the second half of the Group C fixture. (more...)
Phil Mickelson Hits Moving Ball Out of Frustration at U.S. Open
- June 16, 2018

After racing his bogey putt past the hole, he bizarrely and inexplicably jogged down after his ball before putting it back up the hill while it was still rolling. Open at Pinehurst. It appeared that he took 8 strokes before the two-stroke penalty was added. But it's nothing disrespectful to me or to the U.S. Open or anything. (more...)
Eriksen-inspired Denmark out to spoil Peru's return Eriksen-inspired Denmark out to spoil Peru's return
- June 16, 2018

Kasper Schmeichel is doing his best brick wall impression. The win gives Denmark a good chance of qualifying for the knockout stages, and in Schmeichel they have a solid foundation on which they can build their hopes of going deep into the tournament. (more...)
Open is Dustin Johnson's tournament to lose
- June 16, 2018

It's a long way from being over, but Dustin Johnson's really starting to show why he's the world No 1. 'Dustin was in complete control of what he was doing, ' said Woods. One of those birdies included this hole-out from the bunker on eight. But it was as if the course punished him for too much aggression. "I was trying to hit the ideal bunker shot". (more...)
Former Oregon Duck Killed in Car Crash
- June 16, 2018

The driver was taken to the hospital, where he was charged with DUII - driving under the influence of intoxicants. After sunrise, a woman walking near the area noticed a hand poking out of the brush. Leiato was dismissed by OR several weeks ago after a second arrest in 2018. Leiato, who was 21, had been dismissed from the Ducks back in April following an arrest. (more...)
Controversy over change of ball delays start of play in St. Lucia Controversy over change of ball delays start of play in St. Lucia
- June 16, 2018

Things were working out smooth in Gros Islet as the home team was batting in their first innings and put up a strong response to Sri Lanka's 253. While no official statement has been made on the reason behind the delay, it has been alleged that Sri Lankan players and management have objected to the decision of umpires Ian Gould and Aleem Dar to change the ball overnight. (more...)
Zach Randolph's Brother Roger Shot and Killed in Indiana Zach Randolph's Brother Roger Shot and Killed in Indiana
- June 16, 2018

His body was found outside Hop's Blues Room, between two cars, after gunfire erupted about 5 a.m. local time. He was later pronounced dead. The FOX59 article reports that Marion police are "having a tough time" getting information about the incident, and have not been able to release suspect information. (more...)
Britain braced for 70mph winds as Storm Hector hits Britain braced for 70mph winds as Storm Hector hits
- June 16, 2018

Edel Creery, from NIE, said: "The damage caused by Storm Hector includes power lines brought down by falling trees and poles broken by the high winds". A yellow weather warning is in place until around 3pm, with the Met Office forecasting gusts of between 50mph and 60mph in the region. Winds should gradually ease from the west during Thursday afternoon. (more...)
David Warner Joins St Lucia Stars in Caribbean Premier League David Warner Joins St Lucia Stars in Caribbean Premier League
- June 16, 2018

He recently played a stroke-filled 130-run knock in the T20 practice game against Australia National High-Performance Squad and proved that he is still a force to reckon with when it comes to playing in the shortest format of the game. like he didn't have a care in the world", the spectator was quoted as saying by Mail Online . The 31-year old will also be a part of the Winnipeg Hawks at the upcoming Global T20 Canada League. (more...)
Uruguay edges Egypt, 1-0, in Group A action Uruguay edges Egypt, 1-0, in Group A action
- June 16, 2018

The FIFA World Cup 2018 kicked off with hosts Russian Federation dishing out a 5-0 beating on Saudi Arabia. The livewire forward's history with the World Cup is a chequered one. Jose Jimenez's 90th minute header gave Uruguay a crucial win over Egypt who posted a decent display in the encounter. Egypt has yet to win a World Cup game while Uruguay won its opening match at the tournament for the first time since 1970. (more...)
Wilshere to walk out of Arsenal after Emery meeting Wilshere to walk out of Arsenal after Emery meeting
- June 16, 2018

We've been strongly linked with a move for the Uruguayan global in recent weeks as new head coach Unai Emery looks to bring in a defensive midfielder this summer. Several other media outlets are also running similar stories suggesting a deal is close and we've reportedly beaten-off competition from the likes of Napoli and Borussia Dortmund to land Torreira so it's certainly something of a coup. (more...)
Where will LeBron James go once he hits free agency? Where will LeBron James go once he hits free agency?
- June 16, 2018

LeBron James appears to be doing his due diligence when it comes to potential free agent destinations. While that quote may only be relevant for Thunder fans, much of the almost two-minute interaction with George focused on the idea of pairing up with The King in L.A. (more...)
Afghanistan not nervous ahead of realising Test dream against India Afghanistan not nervous ahead of realising Test dream against India
- June 16, 2018

Afghanistan cricketer Hashmatullah Shahidi carries his gear as he runs for shelter during sudden rains at a training session ahead of one-off test match against India in Bangalore , India , Wednesday, June 13, 2018. India and now Afghanistan are now two major Asian forces in cricket. "These attacks are against peace, unity and humanity". "The terror in our home area meant we did not have access to an education while growing up". (more...)
De Bruyne Clatters Adnan Januzaj In Belgium Training, No-One Cares De Bruyne Clatters Adnan Januzaj In Belgium Training, No-One Cares
- June 16, 2018

In a clip that has been doing the rounds, Manchester City midfielder De Bruyne absolutely clatters Januzaj in a training match, sending the former Manchester United winger flying following a tackle straight out of Sunday League. Belgium kick off their World Cup campaign in their first Group G against Panama on Monday before taking on Tunisa five days later. Januzaj , who has been at Real Sociedad after his spell at Manchester United came to an end, looked to be in considerable pain ... (more...)
France vs Australia penalty: Griezmann scores from hugely controversial VAR penalty France vs Australia penalty: Griezmann scores from hugely controversial VAR penalty
- June 16, 2018

Even that goal might not have counted in the days before technology was brought into the game with Pogba's shot looping off the shin of Aziz Behich , hitting the crossbar and bouncing down inside the goal before coming back out. Australia appeared to be heading for a deserved point following their dogged performance, but there was another unfortunate twist nine minutes from time, to the relief of France coach Didier Deschamps . (more...)
Russian Federation wins opening World Cup match against Saudi Arabia, 5-0
- June 16, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, has weighed in on the speculation surrounding the president's hand gestures at Thursday's match with Saudi Arabia. Cheryshev was a threat throughout and he hit an early contender for goal of the tournament with a brilliant strike that gave helpless Al-Mayoof no chance. (more...)
Argentina vs. Iceland preview, players to watch, key stats Argentina vs. Iceland preview, players to watch, key stats
- June 16, 2018

Iceland were arguably the team of the tournament at Euro 2016. Yet this fails to take account of the coach's experimentation in recent games, while the fact that their EURO 2016 preparations ran a similar course is also encouraging. They may be the smallest nation to qualify for a World Cup finals, but after reaching the last eight of Euro 2016 and qualifying for Russian Federation, they are ranked 22nd in the world by FIFA. (more...)
What cities, venues could host North America's 2026 World Cup? What cities, venues could host North America's 2026 World Cup?
- June 16, 2018

Thank you for entrusting us with this privilege. Chief among those is US President Donald Trump, whose "America First" approach might score well with his electoral base but may have made the United bid's task harder than it could ever have imagined. (more...)
Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club event Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club event
- June 16, 2018

French Open champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next week's Queen's Club tournament. The world number one had been due to begin his Wimbledon preparations at the famous London event, with Novak Djokovic having joined a stellar field earlier this week. (more...)
Pakistan crush Scotland to win T20 series 2-0 Pakistan crush Scotland to win T20 series 2-0
- June 16, 2018

Besides, team Pakistan is now standing on the 1st position in ICC T20I ranking where Scotland is not among top ten. Pakistan won T20I series against Scotland by 2 - 0. Openers added 60 runs when Shehzad was gone with 24 runs. Kyle Coetzer's men, who recorded the biggest win in their history on Sunday when they beat England by six runs in the one-off ODI , lasted just 14.4 overs on Wednesday evening to lose by 84 runs . (more...)
Iran win first World Cup tie in 20 years
- June 16, 2018

And as a result, they are likely to be eliminated from the World Cup with Spain and Portugal still left on the slate. Iran had a few chances in, but never had the quality necessary to finish. The second half continued in same fashion as the first, although Iran looked more threatening. " Iran have been drawn in the hardest group in the World Cup and we needed more preparation", said former Real Madrid boss Carlos Queiroz, who will end his seven-year stint as Iran manager after the ... (more...)
Ambati Rayudu fails fitness test, likely to miss England ODI series Ambati Rayudu fails fitness test, likely to miss England ODI series
- June 16, 2018

Swashbuckling Indian skipper Virat Kohli and former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni underwent a Yo-Yo Endurance Test here at the National Cricket Academy on Friday. "The BCCI medical Team is confident that Mr Kohli will regain full fitness ahead of India's upcoming tours to Ireland and England", BCCI added. Incidentally Raina, who was one of the first players previous year to have flunked the YoYo test (along with Yuvraj Sigh), has comfortably cleared it this time round. (more...)
National Basketball Association reportedly considering an end to one-and-done rule National Basketball Association reportedly considering an end to one-and-done rule
- June 16, 2018

The days leading to the draft have always served as the peak time for rumors about teams trading future draft picks to swirl, and if anything with regards to eligibility rules is subject to change, it only seems prudent for the league to make sure every ball club is made aware of that. (more...)
Twitter reacts to former PG Mike Bibby looking incredibly jacked Twitter reacts to former PG Mike Bibby looking incredibly jacked
- June 16, 2018

Mike Bibby has been out of the headlines for the last several years, but he's apparently doing just fine in retirement. Bibby played 14 years as a reliable point guard, predominantly with the then-Vancouver Grizzlies, Sacramento and Atlanta. (more...)

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